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CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 10:30am EST
foreign competition in china and india getting ahead of us. is the model we have in place for teaching our kids that was built in the industrial age sufficient for the information age? is the curriculum in place sufficient for the 21st century to develop new businesses to bring the economy forward? >> that is a softball question. [laughter] no. when we built as education system, summers were also taken work on farms. it was a compromise with farmers. that is why we have the schedule. when we put that system in place, there were no cars, planes, were electric lights. computers, on and on. the bottom line is we have an over allegiance to the system based on the stock to a. -- based on nostalgia. my mother went to the school. my grandmother went to the school. you cannot close the school. 95% students were failing and parents were still fighting for the school. i ask them and they said, my grandmother went to the school. i would say, the grandmother passed? your kids are not passing. [laughter] i believe in sentimentality, nostalgic, and preserving neighborhood icons. if you are failing 95% o
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2012 2:00pm EST
user is in india, indonesia, or brazil. they are using a mobile phone to access facebook because they have not had access to a broadband laptop or pc. in a lot of cases, there is not an infrastructure the you have in the u.s. a lot of americans will meet me and say it is great for gossiping in seeing what my friends are eating for lunch. but if he were to talk to somebody in the middle east, maybe, if you would hear a different story, which is facebook is providing access to news, people that had you need access to information that they were not able to get otherwise. you get a much more meaty story about what facebook means to them. >> an insider's view of facebook. thanksgiving day on c-span3 just after 12:30 eastern. 2:00, chief justice john roberts and the look into the supreme court. later, space pioneers and nasa officials pay homage to the first man to walk on the moon, neil armstrong. just before 11:00. on tuesday, historian richard norton smith said 2012 was not a status quo election and that the president may have more trouble dealing with more liberal members of his pa
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